India vs Windies, 2018: 2nd Test, Day 3 – Statistical Highlights
All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during India’s yet another series win over Windies.
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After a dramatic third day’s play, India sealed their 7th consecutive Test series win over the Windies by a victory of ten-wicket margin. India were bowled out for only 367 runs in their first innings adding 59 runs to their overnight tally. The Indian bowlers ran the Windies line-up this time around bundling them out to just 127. Umesh Yadav took ten wickets in the game with a 4-wicket haul in the second innings. The Indian openers completed the 72-run chase in only 16.1 overs.
All the major stats and numbers that were recorded during India’s yet another series win over Windies:
2 – Prithvi Shaw and KL Rahul are only the 2nd Indian opening pair with twin fifty-run stands in a Test match since 2012. Rahul put on two 50+ stands with Shikhar Dhawan in the Nottingham Test this year which was the first such instance since the 2011 Delhi Test against the Windies.
2 – Rishabh Pant is only the 2nd Indian to be dismissed in the 90s in consecutive Test innings. Rahul Dravid was dismissed in the 90s in consecutive innings against Sri Lanka in 1997.
3 – Umesh Yadav took three wickets in the space of four deliveries (Two in two to end the first innings and a wicket on the 2nd ball in the second innings). This is only the 3rd known instance of an Indian bowler claiming three wickets in four balls in Test cricket.
Ravi Shastri in the 1981 Wellington Test against New Zealand and Kapil Dev in the 1985 Adelaide Test against Australia have taken three wickets in the space of four balls.
10 – This is India’s 10th consecutive series win for India at home. They are only the 2nd team after Australia with ten consecutive Test series at home. Australia won ten in a row between 1994 and 2000/01 and replicated the streak between 2004 and 2008.
10 – This is the 8th time India has won a Test match and the first since the 2010 Dhaka Test against Bangladesh. This is the 16th time Windies lost a Test match by ten wickets and the first since the 2009 Lord’s Test against England.
10 – Prithvi Shaw is only the 10th player to win the man of the series award in the maiden Test series. He is the 4th Indian after Sourav Ganguly, Ravichandran Ashwin and Rohit Sharma to win the man of the series award in the maiden Test series.
10/133 – Umesh Yadav became only the 8th Indian pacer to take ten wickets in a Test match and only the 3rd to do so in India. Kapil Dev (twice) and Javagal Srinath are the other two to taken 10-wicket match hauls in India.
18y 339d – Prithvi Shaw is the second youngest player to score the winning runs in a Test match. Pat Cummins was 18 years and 198 days old when he hit the winning runs for Australia in the 2011 Johannesburg Test match.
18y 339d – Prithvi Shaw is the youngest Indian to receive a man of the series award in Test cricket. He is also the 2nd youngest Indian with a series/tournament award in International cricket after Washington Sundar (18y 164d in Nidahas Trophy, 2018).